The University of Luxembourg invites applications for the following position within its Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education:
Doctoral candidate in Sociolinguistics
Ref : F3R-LCM-PFN-13STAR
3+1 year fixed-term contract, 40h/week
Student and employee status
Deadline: January 3, 2014
The candidate will be a member of the new research unit of Education and Learning (working title) and will be attached as a full-time doctoral candidate to the FNR-funded project "Sociolinguistic trajectories and repertoires: Luso-Luxo-African identifications, interactions and imaginations" (C13/CS/5714195/STAR/Juffermans). Framed as a contribution to the sociolinguistics of globalisation, the STAR project ethnographically studies movement and mobility as sociolinguistic phenomena and investigates the impact of actual and aspired migration on sociolinguistic life both where these flows originate in the South (Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde) and where they find their (temporary) destinations in the North (Luxembourg).